Markt.Start is a substential funding instrument adressing small companies only. The funding goal is to support small companies for the market entrance and therefore launch of product innovations, service innovations and process development after successful driven R&D. Small companies are to benefit and to grow up fundamental organisation, marketing and sales.
Owner of programme / investor
Target group SME, Start-up
Topic Service Innovations, Society, Information technology, Human resources, Life sciences, Materials and production, Mobility, Security, Environment and energy, Further issues, Space
Type of service Funding, Advice
Förderinstrument C7 IT Markteinführungsprojekt
FFG Unit of organisation General programmes
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Fund recipients

Start-ups, small-sized companies (companies with less than 50 employees).

Type of funding / Funding level

max. € 1 million each for market transition by funding with low-interet loans

Application and decision process

Submission of an application is possible at any time and will be part of swift approval processes. The evaluation is carried out throughout a special scoreboard and connected to a reporting duty on milestones.

Terms and duration of project funding

max. 36 months; (after final FFG audit - closing and transfer of the instalments)

Fundable plans include e.g.

Fundable costs are all expences related to the realisation oft he marketing and sales aproach with in the strategy of the company.

Guidelines (German)